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A fearful me

Syed Jaffar zaidi With this email I pen my fears and concerns regarding our changing cultural norms and values. The environment around us seems to have changed manifolds within this last decade. Growing up was a completely different experience. Comparing my childhood with kids of today i feel like an alien sometimes. The influence of Indian ‘star plus’ has played …

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CRISPR enzyme programmed to kill viruses inhuman cells

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh, Many of the world’s most common or most deadly human pathogens are RNA-based viruses, Ebola, Zika, and flu, for example, and most have no FDA approved treatments. A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has now turned a CRISPR RNA-cutting enzyme into an antiviral agent that can be programmed to …

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Remembering Benazir Bhutto’s addressing Kashmir issue at the UNGA session

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh; Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, who declared a thousand-year war against India during his speech to the United Nations Security Council in 1965. We will wage a war for a thousand years, a war of defense. A year after Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto left Ayub Khan’s government, he wrote his book, The myth of Independence. The dispute over Kashmir, …

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We are Sorry!

Umair Pervez Khan PM Imran Khan recently reiterated his government’s stance to reform the education system. Certainly, it is the need of the hour but before going for the syllabus reforms of the madrassa system, PM must make sure that modern universities under his nose are providing basic facilities to the students. Reportedly, three university students lost their precious lives …

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An introduction to Strategy

Book Name:  An introduction to Strategy Authored by: Andre Beaufre (1902-1975) Reviewed by: Mian Majid Ali Afzal The writer is a French Army officer who served in the French Army, both inside and outside the Government, and was sent to Algeria to command the Operational Zone in 1955. He served as Deputy Chief Logistics and Administration Officer in Germany and …

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Mission Kashmir, Story of Triumphs?

Written by: Umair Pervez Khan Last week, world leaders gathered at New York for the opening of the annual session of United Nations General Assembly. It was the 74th session of the forum and was attended by maximum country heads of the world. The session was being looked upon by Pakistanis and particularly Kashmiris as an opportunity where their unprecedented …

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PPP is symbol of federation : Don’t throw

By Dr.Abdul Razak Shaikh, The Chairman PPP Mr. Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that his party leadership and father Asif Ali Zardari was not afraid of detentions and added that attempts were being made to suppress his party by instituting fake cases against them. He said that the masses gave a mandate to his party in Sindh and added that they …

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What we sell after Trumps U-Turn

ISHFAQULLAH SHAWL Modi won elections while Trump starts his second term election campaign and Indian Premier—in ‘Howdy Modi’ Rally organized by Indian Diaspora in Texas as Indian Power Show—succeeded to show and realize the US President that Indian community in US is his vote and help him in winning second term in the White House. At the same time ‘Howdy …

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